Nigerian TV presenter Amina Yuguda wins BBC award
Nigerian TV presenter, Amina Yuguda, has been awarded the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award. Amina, who hails from the northern Nigerian town of Yola, is a presenter on the 8pm news on Gotel Television in north-eastern Nigeria. A well-known and respected face locally, she has reported on a range of the region’s high-profile news stories, including the Boko Haram insurgency.
As she received the award at a ceremony in the BBC Radio Theatre in London, last month, Amina began her three-month placement at the BBC.